Contrary to Being a Go-Giver?

A reader recently emailed me the following: “Hi Bob, I love being in sales and want to make a difference. The company I just started working for is very focused on cold calling, and closing on the first appointment, which seems contrary to the approach in your and...

7 Networking Tips for Introverts

Daniel Bortz @DanielBortz How even shy people can master the art of schmoozing. It’s hard out there for an introvert—especially when it comes to working a room. For the less outgoing, “attending a networking event can be like diving into a mosh pit,” says Nancy...

Building Relationships Advise

Building Relationships Advise From The Harvard Law School Your networking will be much more effective if you build relationships with your contacts. Look beyond the short term goal of acquiring your next job to the task of forging contacts that will be beneficial in...

Transparency

Bob Burg’s Blog: Transparency. The More Things Change…Or, Do They? “…{You} must recognize that we are living in a different generation than the one in which {your} father had lived, and that it was possible, in building up an industry such as...

Viral Marketing

How Viral Marketing Improves Online Efficiency by: TJ Philpott Viral marketing is a promotional strategy that has been in use for quite some time and has transitioned over onto the internet quite successfully. The strength behind this particular advertising technique...

Made in Maryland Marketplace

Post courtesy of The Frederick County Office of Economic Development The Frederick County Office of Economic Development, in partnership with Brunswick Main Street, is proud to present the first PopUp! Brunswick Made in Maryland Marketplace – an artisan market...

Using IPhone for Business

Source NewsUSA) – The Apple iPhone, one of the hottest smartphones on the market, has become an important tool for keeping mobile workers productive while providing freedom and flexibility away from the office. Many mobile workers are leaving their laptops behind and...

Book Review

Shape Yourself Into a Master Salesperson Source NewsUSA) – Even if you’ve never so much as sold candy door-to-door for a school fundraiser, you have sales experience. You sell an idea when you persuade someone to your point of view or an image when you meet someone...

Battery Life On Smartphones

Why is the battery life of your smartphone so bad? It’s because you’ve been charging it wrong It’s one of life’s greatest technological mysteries: our smartphones are lighter, more powerful and better equipped in terms of both software and specs than ever before, so...

The 59 Commandments

by Diane Helbig The 59 Commandments of Business Networking Business networking is one of the most effective marketing and prospecting tools you can use to grow your business. Of course, done incorrectly it can actually be harmful to your business. People have to trust...